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This page will provide you with a listing of all the newest pages, changes, additions, new pictures, and recent comments from other viewers so you can keep up to date. I will plan to add and/or review new techniques, magazine articles, equipment, references and anything else that I think will be helpful to you in your endeavor to build the best model railroad possible. Contributions from other model railroaders are encouraged. I want this to be your website as much as it is mine. Sharing your stories here is the key to its success.

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Nov 21, 2019

Sound Effects for Model Railroads

All about sound effects for model railroads, including various sound systems available, and tips on creating your own railroad sound system.

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Nov 17, 2019

New York Botanical Gardens Holiday Train Show

NYBG is ramping up for another great Holiday Train Show. If you live in New York or are visiting there for the Holidays, you must see this! I promise you will be amazed and awe-inspired. The show starts on November 23 this year.

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Nov 17, 2019

Lehigh Valley Model Railroad - Wyoming Division

Chuck Davis' Lehigh Valley Model Railroad, Wyoming Division, is every modeler's dream layout - a great inspiration!

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Nov 15, 2019

Model Railroad Software

Various types of model railroad software are available which may be helpful for developing actual or virtual layouts.

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Nov 12, 2019

Upcoming Train Shows and Events

Check out the planned train shows and events scheduled around the Holidays! Find one near you!

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Nov 09, 2019

0-6-0 Vintage Steam Locomotive and 3 Passenger Cars

Price: $59.00 for the locomotive and 3 passenger cars. This old vintage Lionel O-scale steam-powered passenger train was found in a friend's attic along

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Nov 09, 2019

Model Railroad Yard

This page contains all the ins and outs about building a basic model railroad yard for your train layout.

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Oct 31, 2019

Tracks

A digital newsletter containing lots of new or updated tips and information about model railroading

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Oct 30, 2019

Model Railroad Photos: Tutorial

All about how to take great model railroad photos – the best tools and techniques.

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Oct 27, 2019

New Web Design

BYMRR has undergone some major design changes. But don't worry, the content is all still here. You can find all your favorite pages either from the Navigation Bar on the top or on the left side. Also, you can use the Search Page. I hope you like the new design. Let me know if you have any problem with it.

Oct 15, 2019

BYMRR Survey

Survey of the BYMRR website to gain input from viewers on what they would like added or changed to make the site more useful to them.

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Oct 11, 2019

Modeling a Winter Scene

How to create a complete winter scene for your model railroad, including methods of making snow, ice and icicles.

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Oct 09, 2019

Model Railroad Turntable

How to add a model railroad turntable to your train layout

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Oct 07, 2019

Train Songs

Have you ever noticed how many train songs there are out there? There must be hundreds, if not thousands, in all genres of music. It just goes to show you how much trains and railroads have been part of our lives. Airplanes and ships aren't referred to in songs nearly as much as trains. There is something nostalgic and romantic about trains, sad and happy at the same time - taking lovers away and bringing them home. A great website All About Vinyl Records written by a friend of mine, Danny Sandrik, includes a section about train songs. What a great walk down memory lane it is to hear great musicians play these not-so-old train songs! Check it out...

Continue reading "Train Songs"

Oct 01, 2019

Train Art: The Art of Model Railroading

Train Art: photos, paintings and posters to inspire you as you build your empire.

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Sep 29, 2019

Model Railroad Backdrop

How to make a model railroad backdrop.

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Sep 23, 2019

Seaboard Railroad Station

This restored railroad station in Suffolk is now a museum containing a large 2-room model railroad accurately depicting the area and the time when the station was at its peak.

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Sep 22, 2019

Easily made pine trees

See youtube how i make the big number of fast made nice pine trees. http://youtu.be/-xu9OoMBTyI After some practice i make about 10 in an hour, costing

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Sep 10, 2019

Building Your Model Railroad

Your favorite model railroading website has been undergoing major renovations and improvements in recent weeks! Links fixed. Many pages updated. Pages load much faster. And More. If you haven't been here for a while, it might be worth a recheck...

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Sep 06, 2019

3D Printing

3D printing is a great way to create unique 3D models or parts for your miniature model railroad in any scale.

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  1. Sound Effects for Model Railroads

    Nov 21, 19 08:20 AM

    All about sound effects for model railroads, including various sound systems available, and tips on creating your own railroad sound system.

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  2. New York Botanical Gardens Holiday Train Show

    Nov 17, 19 09:57 AM

    NYBG is ramping up for another great Holiday Train Show. If you live in New York or are visiting there for the Holidays, you must see this! I promise you will be amazed and awe-inspired. The show star…

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  3. Lehigh Valley Model Railroad - Wyoming Division

    Nov 17, 19 06:17 AM

    Chuck Davis' Lehigh Valley Model Railroad, Wyoming Division, is every modeler's dream layout - a great inspiration!

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